Public support will ensure overall development: Kamal Nath

70 percent local youths will get jobs in Singrauli’s industrial establishments
CM hands over crop loan waiver certificates to 19 thousand farmers

Bhopal. Addressing the Kisan Sammelan at Singrauli Chief Minister Shri Kamal Nath said that the overall development of the entire state including Singrauli will be ensured with the support of the common man. He called upon the youth, farmers and women to participate in development. The Chief Minister said that 70 percent of the local youth will be employed in industrial establishments in Singrauli district. He instructed the district administration to immediately take necessary action in this regard. Shri Nath distributed crop loan waiver certificates of around Rs 87 crores to more than 19 thousand farmers. He distributed loan approval certificates to youths selected under Yuva Udyami Yojana and distributed forest rights letters to eligible families under Forest Rights Act.

Foundation of Gond Major Irrigation Project laid
Chief Minister Shri Kamal Nath laid the foundation for the Gond Major Irrigation Project proposed on Gopad river at a cost of Rs 1072 crore 20 lakhs. The construction of the project will be completed in 4 years. On completion of the project, 23 thousand 800 hectares land of 111 villages of Sarai and Devsar tehsil of Singrauli district and 9,200 hectare area of 54 villages in Majhauli tehsil of Sidhi district will be provided irrigation facility.

Gift of development works
Announcing the opening of a mining college in Singrauli, the Chief Minister said that all major works will be done for development in this area. He also performed bhoomi-pujan of upgradation works of Rs 17 crores in 200-bed hospital of district hospital and for construction of 5 gaushalas at a cost of Rs 2.75 crore.

Women honoured on International Women’s Day
Congratulating women on International Women’s Day, Chief Minister Shri Kamal Nath appreciated the work being done by self-employed women in Singrauli district. He said that development cannot be imagined in any field without the support of women. Shri Nath gave citations to Anganwadi workers Sushri Pooja Soni, Social Worker Sushri Rehana Siddiqui, Sushri Vijayalakshmi Shukla and Sushri Sharmila Singh for outstanding work.

Mineral Resources Minister Shri Pradeep Jaiswal and Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Shri Kamleshwar Patel also addressed the Kisan Sammelan. Farmers, women, youth and other public representatives were present.